Drought* E4 6a

Rockfax Description
14m. The thin crack left of the groove corner leads to a difficult pull to the horizontal The move over the overlap is not as blank as it looks, but is still strenuous. © ROCKFAX

FA. FA. Jim Burton (with peg runners) 1992
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akhughes - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12

epic !!!!!!
attack the crack - Solo - 10/Mar/12

attack the crack - Solo - 10/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 16/Sep/11

Good gear in the break (size 0 cam is bomber) and small cam below protects the move upto it - smallest metolius. nice to finally lead it after finding the lower cam slot. :)
JamieSparkes - Lead RP - 14/Aug/11 with Nick

Nick1812P - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/11 with Jamie

Nick1812P - TR rpt - 24/Jul/11

Nick1812P - TR rpt - 08/Jul/11 with Jamie

JamieSparkes - TR rpt - 07/Jul/11 with Nick

Bowzle - TR - 12/Jun/11

Nick1812P - TR RP - 24/May/11

Sam Simpson - TR - 19/May/11 with Christian Turford

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 08/May/11 with Martin Daley

JamieSparkes - TR rpt - 20/Oct/10 with Nick

Jim the Baker - Lead RP - Sep/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Aug/10

JamieSparkes - TR rpt - 20/Jun/10 with Nick

Nick1812P - TR dog - 20/Jun/10 with Jamie

Sam Simpson - TR dog - 12/May/10

not as fluid as the previous attempts - two decent cams in break but could be hard to place on lead.
JamieSparkes - TR rpt - 05/May/10 with Nick

nice, enjoyable long moves but break a little damp.
JamieSparkes - TR RP - 01/May/10 with Nick

One slightly pathetic slump on the gear at the break before getting back on it.
kingholmesy - Lead dog - 2010 with Ben T

One week later - got it clean.
kingholmesy - Lead rpt - 2010 with Ben T, Hills

Hidden - TR dnf - 21/Jun/09

riklegge - 2008 with Stuart Mackay

Carl Smethurst - TR - 17/Oct/04

Total votes cast 10
hard E50 of 3
E50 of 3
easy E50 of 3
hard E40 of 3
E43 of 3
easy E40 of 3
hard E30 of 3
E30 of 3
easy E30 of 3
hard 6b0 of 3
6b0 of 3
easy 6b0 of 3
hard 6a0 of 3
6a3 of 3
easy 6a0 of 3
hard 5c0 of 3
5c0 of 3
easy 5c0 of 3
3 Stars0 of 4
2 Stars2 of 4
1 Star2 of 4
0 Stars0 of 4
Bag of .....0 of 4
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